Irish Rockers, The Academic Release ‘Anything Could Happen’

Irish Rockers, The Academic Release ‘Anything Could Happen’

Here at The Honey Pop there’s nothing we love more than some indie-pop. Having played together since their school days, The Academic are sure to be your next obsession! Following in the footsteps of bands like Vampire Weekend, these indie pop princes have pulled it out the bag again.

The Academic Release 'Anything Could Happen'

“‘Anything Could Happen’ is a rallying cry to the people in our lives who find themselves stuck in the cycle of mundanity and monotony” – Craig Fitzgerald (lead singer)

High energy riffs underpin this punchy track that inspires The Academic’s fans to be kind to themselves and to take control of their futures. Obviously, it’s a message that couldn’t come at a better time since most of us are stuck in our homes. 

As for their music video? According to Fitzgerald, they had to scrap all their plans due to travel restrictions. The outcome has resulted in a DIY video shot in the homes of the band along with fans sending in videos of themselves isolating with their partners. The video has given the song a new meaning and breath of life and we all think it just adds to the track’s charm. 

Indie king Nick Hodgson is the man behind the production, so it’s no surprise that it slaps. With a message that’s inspiring along with that quintessential ‘indie’ sound, here at The Honey Pop we can’t wait to blast it loud in the sunshine!

What do you think of the new music video? We want you to give us your thoughts online on Twitter or Facebook at @TheHoneyPop! And make sure you follow us on social media to get all the best updates about The Academic!

Or you can check out what other music videos your favorite artists are releasing here.

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Featured Image Source: Cian Duignan via The Artist

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